Andrew J. Marion,
Andrew J. Marion leads Michael E. Marion & Associates’ consulting practice and focuses on senior-level search engagements for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, diagnostics and consumer product sectors. Since joining the firm in 1993, Andy has been instrumental in building the firm’s healthcare practice, leading consulting teams on all engagements. He has been directly responsible for the development of numerous highly successful, long-term client relationships with both Fortune 100 companies as well as smaller specialty pharmaceutical and biotech clients. These have included such organizations as Merck & Co., Johnson & Johnson, Roche/Genentech, Novartis, Astellas, Exelixis, PepsiCo, and Procter & Gamble.
Prior to joining Michael E. Marion & Associates, Andy spent several years with Bristol-Myers Squibb in its commercial organization working with key products in the Cardiovascular, CNS and Infectious Disease therapeutic areas.
Andy graduated from the University of Delaware with a BA in Political Science. He is active in community affairs, serving as a board member and youth coach for various sports since 2001. Beginning in 2010, he has served as the President of Watchung Hills Pop Warner (WHPW) Little Scholars, part of the National Pop Warner Little Scholars Organization, which is the oldest youth sports organization in the country. This program provides football and cheer to over 200 boys and girls in Somerset County, NJ. Andy has also served as head football coach for over a dozen teams and has coached 4 teams to play at the Pop Warner Super Bowl at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disneyworld. In 2015, he founded the Challenger Special Needs program at WHPW which provides activities for children with autism and Down syndrome. Andy was recognized for his volunteer work and was the recipient of the 2017 Disability Advocate Award chosen by the Board of Freeholders of Somerset County.
Michael C. Marion,
Michael (Mick) C. Marion leads Michael E. Marion & Associates as the Senior Partner responsible for General Management of the firm, which includes general search process management and leadership of all day-to-day administration, human resources, legal and information technology activities. Since joining in 1995, he also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the organization, accountable for the firm’s fiscal health and financial reporting.
Before joining Michael E. Marion & Associates, Mick spent several years with Conti Enterprises, Inc. He worked within the engineering and estimating division at Conti, where he was responsible for pricing and planning bid specifications on various federal and state-level projects.
Mick graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from SUNY, ESF – Syracuse University in 1989. He has long been active in community affairs and is currently an elected Township Committeeman in Warren, New Jersey, recently serving as Deputy Mayor (2014) and Mayor (2015). In this capacity, current responsibilities include oversight of the township’s AAA bond-rated budget, finances, and planning along with acting as liaison with the local businesses, township schools, recreation and environmental committees. Mick is currently serving as Co-President of Hills Lacrosse club. Past executive board roles have included fundraising for the Lord Stirling School for Disadvantaged Children and acting as Treasurer of the Watchung Hills Pop Warner Little Scholars part of the National Pop Warner Little Scholars Organization. He also devotes his time as a football and lacrosse coach in local youth sports leagues.